Virtual and augmented reality is the next big thing. Software giants like Google and Facebook are experimenting with programs that add and expand information about the world around us.
Germany's IT lobby group Bitkom has said it expects voice assistants to have "a great future." Its fresh study, co-authored by Deloitte, says one in eight Germans is already using a smart speaker at home.
Facebook, Amazon, Google — why did they get so big, so fast? Economists say winner-takes-all "network effects" make such firms natural monopolies — and that we can expect network effects to become ever more important.
Belarus' autocratic leader Lukashenko wants to turn his country into a hub for the digital and cryptocurrency sectors. But despite the abundance of local brainpower, how easy is it to enforce hipster cool by decree?
The lesson of CES 2017: Like smartphones in the past decade, virtual reality (VR) technology will change everyday human experience in the coming decade. It's a hugely engaging, irresistible, and disruptive technology.
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